Friday, January 14, 2011

RIP John McCorkle

On January 14,1918,John McCorkle died of natural causes and was buried on a bluff overlooking the Missouri River in Lisbon,Missouri. McCorkle fought alongside Jesse in Quantrill's guerrilla group;he was a scout and a sniper.He surrendered after Quantrill was murdered,and after being released from prison,he returned to Missouri to work on a farm with relatives.He later wrote a book about Quantrill and his guerrilla unit.Below is a picture of McCorkle.

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